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Old 01-15-2014, 07:40 PM   #41
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Add your ammonia source. Then wait for your ammonia to spike then nitrite to spike then when these 2 both fall off to 0 ppm and all you have is nitrate do a large wc (50-60%). You can add some cuc here but don't go crazy because you don't want them to starve. I would wait until your nitrates below 10 ppm before adding a fish

Ok so pretty well same as freshwater. So I can alrdy add snails now or should I wait
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No wait I ment after you had ammo and nitrite fall off and you do a large wc
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No wait I ment after you had ammo and nitrite fall off and you do a large wc

Okay that's sounds more Ike it haha! Thanks for all your help !! I'm so excited.
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My girlfriend would like to know if I could have just one clown? Also, instead of bio and carbon what if I put live rock in the slot for the media? Just an idea haha. Also is there any super hardy corals I could use even tho I didn't use reef salt
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Don't put LR in the filter, just wait til your cycle is done and run some chemi-pure or purigen until you see what your specific needs will be. As for the clown I personally wouldn't put one in anything smaller than a 20 long, they are very active I have 2 black and white oc's in my 40 breeder and they swim the entire length of the tank pretty much all day. That being said I've seen people do it so it's really up to what you feel comfortable with. If you do get one it will pretty much max out your bio load, you can add a small goby probably but not much else. Also add the clown last as they are just plain mean. For the corals do you have a test kit that can test alkalinity calcium phosphate , and what kind of lighting do you have
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Old 01-15-2014, 10:33 PM   #46
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Don't put LR in the filter, just wait til your cycle is done and run some chemi-pure or purigen until you see what your specific needs will be. As for the clown I personally wouldn't put one in anything smaller than a 20 long, they are very active I have 2 black and white oc's in my 40 breeder and they swim the entire length of the tank pretty much all day. That being said I've seen people do it so it's really up to what you feel comfortable with. If you do get one it will pretty much max out your bio load, you can add a small goby probably but not much else. Also add the clown last as they are just plain mean. For the corals do you have a test kit that can test alkalinity calcium phosphate , and what kind of lighting do you have

How about firefish? And I will be picking up the API saltwater master kit shortly and right now I only have 2x 13 watt cfls. I will be upgrading to a cheap led light system which I will link to when I get home, I doubt these will sustain any corals
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No the cfls won't. Fire fish are cool but they jump so you will need a lid. Fwiw reefkoi has par38 for $60 right now
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No the cfls won't. Fire fish are cool but they jump so you will need a lid

Yeah ill post the link to my new lights I want when I get home and oh maybe firefish then!
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Yeah, im not sure on lighting, im not that into corals for now, i was looking at this light

http://www.amazon.ca/HOSSEN%C2%AE-Un...s=led+aquarium

The thing is that if this tank is succesful my mother will allow me to build, stock, setup, and do everything for a 55 for her downstairs! so if the lighting i just showed is adaquate for just live rock and fish then i may go with that.
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That light is fine for a fowlr but it won't grow any corals. Just a warning coral is addicting so if you think your going to get into them I would recommend getting a good light the first time because that is the first upgrade people usually make
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